Computers, smart phones and other internet-enabled mobile devices are the primary vehicles we use to communicate and exchange information. Although this exposes us to potential cyber security risks, there are ways to limit the negative impact of a security breach.
What you don't know about your credit report could be hurting you. And we are not talking about identity theft or fraud. We are talking about what's on there. Most people, in fact, are not well informed of how the credit rating system even works.
Many small business owners begin their search for capital by seeking out financing options. However, they might be skipping an important step: knowing their business' credit score.
Credit can seem to be this confounding beast that few people understand. But it's not nearly as perplexing as you might think. Learn how to improve your credit score with these simple tricks.
About 25 percent of Americans have never even taken a look at their credit score. While shocking, it leads to this question: What does your credit report say and have you been making any mistakes with your credit?
There are plenty of reasons to get your credit into the best shape possible. New car models are hitting showrooms, real estate may become more expensive (many believe the Federal Reserve will raise the prime lending rate), and (like it or not) the holiday shopping season is almost upon us.
As back-to-school season is wrapping up, many parents have equipped their kids with the supplies they will need for the upcoming year. However, many have likely forgot to pack a tool their child may be in desperate need of -- a credit card.
By simply following the plan, one day at a time, then one month at a time, your positive financial changes will take you further from your mistakes. And that's how your credit score will improve, as will your peace of mind. So where do you start?
Many of us don't recognize the clutter we have in our homes. However, buyers do. Real estate professionals can offer valuable feedback on the overall condition and salability of a property, and removing clutter can make properties seem more spacious.
As I regularly scour the web on a bunch of personal finance blogs, I come across way too many "how to improve your credit" types of articles. When you have good financial habits, your credit score will improve. Good financial habits will guarantee a good credit score.
Personal finance website NerdWallet examined data from its credit card tool and found that secured and balance transfer credit cards are the most clicked on cards in the South.
Are you one of the countless millions of us that make New Year's Resolutions? Did you write them down? If so, now is a great time to resurrect your resolutions and recommit to them.
Millennials may be spending more for college and racking up record debt, but they don't mind, according to a new survey of 500 university graduates by Credit Sesame.
It seems like everyone is offering advice on how to improve your credit score, but not all of it will work equally for you. That is because the credit scoring process takes into account many factors.
Once the 4th of July holiday rolls around the year is half over. But since I'm a glass-half-full-gal, I see it as a great time of the year to take stock and check in on how I'm doing with goal progress. I would encourage you to do the same. How are you doing on your financial goals for the year?
Consumers with less than average credit, or poor credit, have difficulty acquiring the necessities that lead to comfortable living. Obtaining an excellent credit score can be extremely difficult, especially if consumers with poor credit don't know what they're doing wrong.